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Departure Lounge Partners with Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week to Deliver an Indigenous Youth Mentorship Program

Vancouver, British Columbia – December 5th, 2022 – Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week (VIFW) and Departure Lounge Inc. ("Departure Lounge") are partnering on delivering an Indigenous Youth in-studio mentorship program experience that includes creative production studio visits and the delivery of Augmented Reality experiences. During the first phase of mentoring sessions, Holographic captures of VIFW designs with models from Supernaturals Modelling were taken at the Departure Lounge studio. These holograms were available for viewing by attendees of VIFW and…
james
December 5, 2022
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Departure Lounge Featured in CBC Vancouver’s Series on ‘Web3Worlds’

Vancouver, British Columbia – November 28th, 2022 – CBC Vancouver recently featured Departure Lounge Inc. ("Departure Lounge") in its 8-part series 'Web3Worlds,' on how Vancouver is shaping the future of the Metaverse. “One way to think about the metaverse is as a collection of immersive video game-like experiences that resembles real-world experiences in which everyone can participate,” said James Hursthouse, the chief officer of Departure Lounge, a company also based in Vancouver that provides technologies that…
james
November 28, 2022
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Departure Lounge Inc. Appoints Real Estate Development Professional, Monica Morgan as Vice President of Real Estate and Projects

Vancouver, British Columbia – October 18th, 2022 – Departure Lounge Inc. ("Departure Lounge"), has appointed Monica Morgan as Vice President of Real Estate and Projects. As progressive technologies such as XR, digital twins, blockchain, and artificial intelligence play an increasingly important role in the planning, implementation, and operation of the built environment, Monica is transitioning from her role as a consultant during the early stages of the company’s development to join the company on a…
james
October 18, 2022
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Departure Lounge Inc. Announces Microsoft Certification and Full Commercial Opening of Metastage Canada

Vancouver, British Columbia – August 3rd, 2022, Departure Lounge Inc., is excited to announce that its Metastage Volumetric Capture Stage has received its certification to operate from Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture Studios. One of the highest resolution volumetric video capture stages in the world, the 40 ft diameter Metastage is now fully open for business. The stage features 106 12-megapixel machine-vision cameras to capture dynamic, ultra-high fidelity human performances using Microsoft’s capture technology and its…
james
August 3, 2022
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Departure Lounge Inc. Enters Representation & Reseller Agreement With Virtual Production & Immersive XR Technology Company, ARwall

Vancouver, British Columbia – June 2nd, 2022, Departure Lounge Inc., a Vancouver, BC-based company offering a range of Metaverse-related technologies and creative services (“Departure Lounge”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a representation and reseller agreement with ARwall, a Los Angeles-based provider of LED wall virtual production and immersive XR technologies and software (“ARwall”). Announcement Highlights ARwall is a mixed-reality and augmented reality company offering services in motion picture virtual production effects,…
james
June 2, 2022
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Departure Lounge Inc. Enters Strategic Partnership Agreement With Social NFT Marketplace For The Metaverse, Orderinbox, Inc.

ANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / June 1, 2022 / AMPD Ventures Inc. ("AMPD" or the "Company"), CSE:AMPD; OTCQB:AMPDF; FRA:2Q0) subsidiary Departure Lounge Inc., a Vancouver, BC-based company offering a range of Metaverse-related technologies and creative services ("Departure Lounge") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Strategic Partnership Agreement with Orderinbox Inc., the Vancouver-based creator of the social NFT marketplace for the Metaverse ("Orderinbox"). Announcement Highlights Orderinbox will work with Departure Lounge as its…
james
June 1, 2022
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Departure Lounge Inc. Signs Reseller Partner Agreement with Cutting-Edge Motion Capture Technology Company, Move.Ai

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / May 31, 2022 / AMPD Ventures Inc. ("AMPD" or the "Company") (CSE:AMPD)(OTCQB:AMPDF)(FRA:2Q0) subsidiary Departure Lounge Inc., a Vancouver, BC-based company offering a range of Metaverse-related technologies and creative services ("Departure Lounge") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Reseller Agreement with Move.ai, a UK-based provider of a cutting-edge motion capture platform and associated technologies ("Move"). The agreement further enhances Departure Lounge's ability serve as the ‘gateway to the Metaverse'…
james
June 1, 2022
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Departure Lounge Inc. and Partners Announce Major Presence at Augmented World Expo 2022

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / May 30, 2022 / AMPD Ventures Inc. ("AMPD" or the "Company")(CSE:AMPD)(OTCQB:AMPDF)(FRA:2Q0) subsidiary Departure Lounge Inc., a Vancouver, BC-based company offering a range of Metaverse-related technologies and creative services ("Departure Lounge") is pleased to announce that the company and its partners will have a major presence at the forthcoming Augmented World Expo ("AWE") 2022 Conference in Santa Clara, CA, from June 1st to June 3rd, 2022.   Announcement Highlights - Departure Lounge and…
james
June 1, 2022
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Departure Lounge Inc. Announces Plans To Establish a Metaverse Innovation Centre.

Vancouver, British Columbia – May 3rd, 2022, Departure Lounge Inc., a Vancouver, BC-based company offering a range of Metaverse-related technologies and creative services (“Departure Lounge”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a lease and education collaboration agreement with the Centre for Digital Media (“CDM”), as the first phase of plans to develop a globally attractive Metaverse Innovation Centre. Announcement Highlights Departure Lounge will house its range of Metaverse-related technology solutions, including its…
james
May 3, 2022
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Departure Lounge Inc. Announces Key Executive Hire – Establishes Creative Services Team

Vancouver, British Columbia – April 19th, 2022, Departure Lounge Inc., a Vancouver, BC-based company offering a range of Metaverse-related technologies (“Departure Lounge”) is pleased to announce the formation of a mixed reality creative development team under the leadership of immersive content industry veteran, Adam Rogers, who joins the company as Vice President of Creative & Head of Studio. Adam will spearhead the growth of a robust creative services team that will develop linear and interactive…
james
April 19, 2022